The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 67 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 25.09% 16.77% 18.59%
As % of the Vendors category 43.51% 28.89% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 65 24 23
Average salary £35,000 £22,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £13,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
154 90 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 57.68% 58.06% 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 146 86 64
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 66 (53.23%) MS Excel
2 64 (51.61%) SQL Server
3 62 (50.00%) .NET
4 53 (42.74%) C#
5 39 (31.45%) Windows
6 38 (30.65%) SQL
7 37 (29.84%) HTML
8 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
8 36 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (28.23%) User Experience
10 33 (26.61%) MySQL
10 33 (26.61%) Oracle
10 33 (26.61%) MS Office
10 33 (26.61%) jQuery
11 31 (25.00%) CSS
11 31 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (25.00%) Project Management
12 30 (24.19%) VB.NET
13 29 (23.39%) Relational Database
14 27 (21.77%) MS Exchange
15 26 (20.97%) Office 365
16 25 (20.16%) Degree
17 24 (19.35%) Windows 7
18 22 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (17.74%) MCSA
18 22 (17.74%) VMware
19 21 (16.94%) Firewall
20 20 (16.13%) Hyper-V
21 18 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
21 18 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (21.77%) MS Exchange
2 18 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.65%) Umbraco
5 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.42%) JBoss
8 2 (1.61%) IIS
8 2 (1.61%) Liferay
8 2 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 66 (53.23%) MS Excel
2 33 (26.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.81%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.97%) Office 365
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.94%) Firewall
2 14 (11.29%) SAN
3 7 (5.65%) Skype
3 7 (5.65%) VoIP
4 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.23%) DNS
5 4 (3.23%) LAN
5 4 (3.23%) VPN
6 3 (2.42%) DHCP
6 3 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.42%) WAN
7 2 (1.61%) Internet
8 1 (0.81%) FTP
8 1 (0.81%) IMAP
8 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.81%) NAS
8 1 (0.81%) POP3
8 1 (0.81%) VLAN
8 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 33 (26.61%) MySQL
3 29 (23.39%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.23%) Big Data
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.81%) DTS
8 1 (0.81%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.81%) MS Access
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.61%) PROIV
4 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.81%) Subversion
4 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (9.68%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.84%) Banking
4 3 (2.42%) Law
4 3 (2.42%) Legal
4 3 (2.42%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) French Language
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (43.55%) Developer
2 41 (33.06%) C# Developer
3 36 (29.03%) Web Developer
4 34 (27.42%) .NET Developer
4 34 (27.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (23.39%) .NET Web Developer
5 29 (23.39%) C# Web Developer
6 17 (13.71%) IT Support
7 14 (11.29%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Engineer
9 10 (8.06%) Software Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) Hyper-V Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) IT Manager
10 8 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) IT Support Manager
11 7 (5.65%) IT Support Technician
11 7 (5.65%) IT Technician
11 7 (5.65%) SQL Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Support Manager
11 7 (5.65%) Systems Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (50.00%) .NET
2 37 (29.84%) HTML
3 33 (26.61%) jQuery
4 31 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (5.65%) WCF
6 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.23%) WPF
7 3 (2.42%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.61%) Ajax
8 2 (1.61%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.61%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.61%) RESTful
8 2 (1.61%) SOAP
8 2 (1.61%) Web Services
8 2 (1.61%) XML
8 2 (1.61%) XSL
9 1 (0.81%) COM
9 1 (0.81%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.23%) User Experience
2 14 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.68%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (4.03%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.03%) Statistics
6 4 (3.23%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.61%) Clustering
7 2 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.61%) Physics
8 1 (0.81%) CUDA
8 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) Social Media
8 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.45%) Windows
2 24 (19.35%) Windows 7
3 22 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (12.10%) Windows Server
6 14 (11.29%) Linux
7 6 (4.84%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.23%) Android
8 4 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.42%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.81%) Debian
11 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) Project Management
2 17 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.90%) Data Analysis
4 12 (9.68%) MVC
5 11 (8.87%) CRM
5 11 (8.87%) SDLC
6 10 (8.06%) Benchmarking
6 10 (8.06%) Software Engineering
7 9 (7.26%) ITIL
7 9 (7.26%) Web Development
8 8 (6.45%) Migration
9 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.65%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.65%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (5.65%) Scrum
10 6 (4.84%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (4.84%) Open Source
11 4 (3.23%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 53 (42.74%) C#
2 38 (30.65%) SQL
3 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 30 (24.19%) VB.NET
5 13 (10.48%) PowerShell
6 12 (9.68%) C++
7 10 (8.06%) C
7 10 (8.06%) Python
8 6 (4.84%) Embedded C
8 6 (4.84%) Embedded C++
9 5 (4.03%) Java
10 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.61%) Perl
11 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (20.16%) Degree
3 22 (17.74%) MCSA
4 17 (13.71%) MCSE
5 13 (10.48%) MCITP
6 11 (8.87%) MCP
7 1 (0.81%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 18 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.23%) Firmware
5 2 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.61%) XenApp
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) SCCM
1 3 (2.42%) SCOM
1 3 (2.42%) WSUS
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 33 (26.61%) Oracle
2 22 (17.74%) VMware
3 14 (11.29%) Veeam
4 13 (10.48%) SonicWALL
5 9 (7.26%) Citrix
6 7 (5.65%) Tableau
7 2 (1.61%) Apple
7 2 (1.61%) HP
7 2 (1.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.81%) Avaya
8 1 (0.81%) Draytek
8 1 (0.81%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.81%) NETGEAR
8 1 (0.81%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.81%) Sage
8 1 (0.81%) Symantec
8 1 (0.81%) Toshiba
8 1 (0.81%) Trend Micro
8 1 (0.81%) webMethods
8 1 (0.81%) ZyXEL
Colchester, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
DCV Technologies
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Lexstra Plc
Salary: FS benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Colchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago